Re: Puck Control
- The effect happens with both pucks. It does not happen with the
mallets as I suppose the mallets are inherently raised higher off of
the surface and I am not sure if the coil orientation is the same in
the mallet as in the puck. I will do a little more experimenting and
--- In MarimbaLuminaries@yahoogroups.com, Grant <grant@g...> wrote:
> That's pretty interesting. Does the same thing happen with just one
> puck? Does it also happen with a mallet on the control strip?
> I don't think I've noticed this on the 2.5.
> > From: "jcsveth" <jcsveth@y...>
> > Reply-To: MarimbaLuminaries@yahoogroups.com
> > Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 17:29:09 -0000
> > To: MarimbaLuminaries@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [ML] Puck Control
> > This might be well known or just an anomaly on my unit but when I
> > move one of the pucks along either of the two strip controls (ML
> > 3.5), the output is far from linear when sending out a continuous
> > controller based on absolute position. The values, when moving
> > continuously from left to right on the strip, rise and then dip
> > or five times across the strip. I am using this to continuously
> > control synth parameters in real time.
> > I initially thought that the dips corresponded to the LED
> > but they more probably correspond with the footprint of the
> > underlying antennas and reading the front edge then trailing edge
> > the puck. If others are experiencing this, a partial work-around
> > to raise the puck off of the surface - I have it about 1/4 inch
> > above. In this way, the value doesn't reverse (dip) as you move
> > across but instead pause in values.